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Embedded Controller Integrates with Electronics, Pneumatics and I-O

The CoDeSys embedded controller CPX-CEC, with its IEC 61131-3 compatible programming environment, allows 61131 users to be able to use existing code, libraries and function blocks to reduce programming.

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With the industrial pneumatics moving more into electronics, the controller and its CPX terminals provide machine builders with the means of overseeing all the units, including pneumatic, electric drives or I-O functions. The unit can operate autonomously or in conjunction with a host controller, such as a master PLC, and be used an intelligent slave in fieldbus systems to provide localized pre-processing.

Other features include a 400MHz low power consumption 32-bit processor, backed by 64MB of memory, and an Ethernet 10/100 Base-T interface for programming and host controller communications. The controller can accommodate communication protocols CANopen, DeviceNet, EtherCat, EtherNet/IP, Interbus, Modbus TCP (transmission communication protocol), Profibus and Profinet.

Carries an IP65/67 rating against dust and water ingress, and has the ability to deploy the CPX terminal and its constituent modules in the same environment as the machine itself.

Festo Corp.
www.festo.com/usa


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